Former midfielder Geoff Thomas honoured by university

Former England, Crystal Palace midfielder Geoff Thomas paid tribute to the Birmingham medics who helped save his life, as he collected a top university honour The ex-footballer, leukaemia survivor and charity fundraiser told students and…


Happy ever afters at The Blazing Donkey

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Cyclist friends reunite – 58 years later

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Six hours for a lunch does sound excessive but to four ex Metro Cycle Racing Club riders from the 1950s it wasn’t long enough They were meeting recently for the first…



Visually impaired are in the swim with new lessons

Fusion Lifestyle, in partnership with SELVis (South East London and Vision), has been offering swimming lessons for residents with a visual impairment These sessions have been running since September at Glass Mill Leisure Centre in…



Plans to build flats slammed

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Plans to build 209 flats on the site of a community garden which was once a school have been condemned by politicians. The Old Tidemill School was turned into an open…


Cameron Hall’s Four Seasons Film

An East Dulwich resident has launched a new film festival which will showcase a series of films about the seasons. Cameron Hall’s Four Seasons Film Festival is taking place at Cadogan Hall, Sloane Square, in Chelsea…




Bid to secure £3m of Mayor’s cash to regenerate Plumstead

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A whopping £3.01m bid has been submitted to transform Plumstead into an attractive and business-friendly area. Greenwich council is hoping to get the cash from the Greater London Authority’s Good Growth Fund….



South London girl in UK beauty pageant

Forty-one-year-old Nwando Okoye, from Peckham Rye, has been chosen to represent South London in the UK Galaxy beauty pageant. The competition is due to take place in March, and Nwando will celebrate womanhood and raise…


Sports centre opens doors to all

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk It’s finally up and running. The Sutcliffe Park Sports Centre for Greenwich has opened its doors, and everyone is invited. The centre promises to provide a wide range of opportunities for…


Jobs under threat after contractor collapses

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk WORKERS AT SCHOOLS, RAILWAYS, PRISONS AND POLICE STATIONS COULD BE AFFECTED Thousands of South London jobs are at risk following the collapse of builder and schools, rail, police station and prison…


Could London Soon Be A National Park?

By Calum Fraser @CalumFraser4 Lewisham have given their full support to making London a national park. The campaign to make London the world’s first national park city is spearheaded by National Geographic explorer Daniel Raven-Ellison…



Faster broadband for estate tenants

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Ten thousand homes on housing estates across Wandsworth can now access super-fast broadband  – with Wandsworth claiming the borough has the largest number of fibre-enabled homes in the capital. The council…


Decision to close a walk-in centre ‘deeply disappointing’

BY  SHUJAUL AZAM toby@slpmedia.co.uk The decision on Thursday to close the last walk-in health centre in South London has been described as “deeply disappointing.” Campagners say the closure was opposed by 82 per cent of respondents…


Ex-Tory Cllr demands a stop to cuts to the Met

BY CALUM FRASER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk An ex-conservative Councillor says Government cuts to the police are tearing up communities. Eileen Glover, who is chairwoman of the Greenwich Safer Neighbourhood Boards (GSNB), urged residents to back Greenwich council’s foot…


Supporting homeless people to get off the streets

Greenwich council has launched a new centre to help rough sleepers. The Greenwich Hub housing scheme created Thames Reach and L&Q Living will provide support for residents including psychological therapies. It aims to meet the need…


Tenants to benefit from £250m fund

BY  SHUJAUL AZAM toby@slpmedia.co.uk Housing association L&Q has announced the launch of a charitable foundation which will invest £250million into supporting its social housing tenants and the wider communities in which it works. A new training…


Diverse voices from a shoebox

A new museum is set to open in a giant shoebox in South London, bringing together 20 new stories from refugees and migrants who have made London their home On February 8, a new version…


Trump ‘missing out’ as Nine Elms becomes big attraction

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A town hall leader has hit back after USA’s President Trump refused to cut the ribbon for the new American Embassy. This follows the decision by the President to  cancel his trip to London,…








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